About the game
Overwatch is an online team-based shooter that features intense 6v6 battles between a cast of over thirty unique characters called "heroes". Each hero brings something different to the game thanks to a unique skill set.
Overwatch update: no more duplicates
Blizzard recently released a new patch into the wild that is PTR. The patch should decrease the number of duplicates and increase the amount of credits players receive. Also, you can now capture 12 second highlights in high resolution.
Overwatch's new Horizon Lunar Colony is now live
Horizon Lunar Colony is the latest map to arrive in Overwatch. The update that brought the new map also buffed McCree and Reaper as well as nerfed Roadhog. A free Golden Loot Box is on offer until 10 August.
Horizon Zero Dawn tops the weekly UK sales chart
UK sales chart for the week ending on 17 June shows Horizon Zero Dawn is back at number one. Switch exclusive Arms is at number two. Grand Theft Auto V's sales have not been diminished by the Open IV controversy.
Wipeout tops the UK sales charts for the first time ever
Wipeout: Omega Collection landed on the top of the UK sales chart less than a week after its launch. Tekken 7 claimed the number two spot, and Horizon Zero Dawn is back in the top ten.
Overwatch's competitive season 5 starts this week
Overwatch will kick off its fifth competitive season on 30 May at 01:00 AM BST. The game's anniversary event is set to close on 12 June. October will see the release of the Overwatch art books and the Overwatch Anthology: Volume 1.
Overwatch anniversary event goes live today
Overwatch's first year one anniversary event is starting today. The event brings three new maps and anniversary specific loot boxes and ends on 12 June. Overwatch will also be free to download and play for the weekend starting on 26 May.
Overwatch Anniversary skins, maps and more
Blizzard is slowly teasing us with the new content set to arrive to Overwatch in honour of the game's first anniversary. New skins, maps, voice lines and emotes are being shared on the Overwatch social media around the world.
Overwatch getting an art book in October
Blizzard partnered up with Dark Horse to release an Overwatch art book. The book will come in two editions: Standard and Limited, and feature some never-before-seen art. An anthology collecting the first 12 of Overwatch comics will also be available in October.
Overwatch: Game of the Year edition and Anniversary Event details
Overwatch's first year anniversary is going to happen on 24 May. Data miners scanned the Xbox Store and found the details about the Game of the Year edition as well as some info on the Anniversary Event.
MLG becomes a Blizzard division with its focus on Overwatch
Activision Blizzard acquired the North American eSports league, MLG in January this year. Now they have made an esports division in the company, so the Major League Gaming will be in charge of Overwatch and Call of Duty leagues.